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now, delaware attorney general beau biden whose father vice president joe biden is leading the new task force and los angeles mayor and the current president of the u.s. conference of mayors and a member of the mayors against illegal guns and also joining the conversation is congressman john yarmouth of kentucky. stand by. the nra started the press conference. >> i welcome you here this morning for the purposes of beginning our discussion of the topic that's been on the minds of american parents across this country. that is what do we do about the tragedies of the sort that struck in newtown, connecticut to avoid such events in the future? like most americans, we were shocked by what happened. like all americans, we have been discussing all of the various options that are available to protect our children and at this point we would like to share our thinking with you. for that purpose i would like to introduce wayne la pierre, our executive vice president. thank you for being with us. at the end of this conference we will not be taking questions but next week we will be available t
in 2013. phil lebeau has the report. >>> how about housing? what a story housing has been this year. a milestone. home prices on track for their first year-over-year gain since 2006. is the worst finally over? some say yes, others say no. what does michelle caruso-cabrera say. >> tyler, let's drill down to the numbers you were talking about. only four hours to go until america goes over the fiscal cliff. the dow jones industrial average down 113 points. had been down 148 points. look at that as we come on the air back above 13,000 level, not by much. the nasdaq, the biggest decline. 33 points. below 3,000 now at 2957. actually, hasn't been below 3,000 before that. s&p lower by 14 points. a decline of 1%. 1405 so holding onto the 1400 level. president obama is back at the white house. all eyes are on senate lawmakers now. amam jabbers is in washington. >> reporter: president obama did cut his vacation short in hawaii. he has arrived back at the white house this morning. the president emerging from marine one. what he's going to work on here in washington is pretty much anybody's gues
in the big apple. >>> and later the white house releases the first beau obama christmas video. it's much better than the old barney camp videos and we have the tape to prove us. share your thoughts on facebook and twitter. we're coming right back. of ta. it's changing the conversation. ♪ or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." thanks for watching tonight. republicans want democrats to do their dirty work when it comes to medicare. we know president obama offered $400 billion in cuts to medicare and other entitlement programs over the next ten years. here's andrea mitchell trying to get an answer from jason shabbets on where he has a problem with it. >> is your problem that it's not specified? or do you have to produce a laundry list before he comes up with his? >> that's wh
. even her new beau. but this fashion do may pose some troubling health don'ts. those tight pants can squeeze more than your silhouette. pinching the nerves in your hip. >> it's a sore that occurs when one of the nerves that runs in the outer part of the thigh gets compressed. and pressure on it causes symptoms of tingling, numbness and pain. >> reporter: other possible health hazards, abdominal pain, heartburn, even blood clots. but fashionistas were willing to take the risk. circulation problems, potential health risks stop you from wearing this trend? >> no. it looks too good. >> reporter: if you're going to sport the skinny, doctors say go stretchy and give your room a little room to breathe. and ditch the heels. they only increase circulation problems. >> because the pelvis tilts some, it can further accentuate the pressure that's caused. >> reporter: and the tight tend continues to squeeze society one leg at a time. ♪ everyone i got my tight pants got my tight pants on ♪ >> reporter: just remember to wear them responsibly. >> that video is something, right? all jokes aside.
. they are making beau coup money from these corporations. how can we change them? >> that's difficult. i think we have to introduce some protective factors. better parenting. more supportive home environments. those sort of things. >> bill: you can't do that. you can't legislate good parenting there are a lot of derelict parents and don't care as they use these video games as babysitters because kids will spend hours on them and won't be annoying the parents. you know the drill. are you calling for the censorship of these games by the authorities? >> yeah, video games are very bad babysitters especially violent ones. while we don't let our children drink beer or smoke cigarettes and i think the first step is to make sure the games are age appropriate. so, for example, children under 13 shouldn't be playing games rated t for teen 13 and above and children under 17 shouldn't be playing games rated m for mature players 17 and older. that's a first step to pay attention to those. >> bill: responsible parents will do that. irresponsible parents will not. that's always the problem. we also have a decli
's this invitation to join a special holiday social next week. look how cute beau is. >>> amid the controversy, the rapper psy took part in the concert christmas in washington. the gangnam style rapper apologized for lashing out against the iraq war at several of his old concerts. >>> former republican governor of florida turned independent charlie crist has turned again. he tweeted out, proud and honored to join the democratic party in the home of president obama. and a picture of his new voter registration form. the picture was taken at a reception at the white house. >>> if you read only one thing this morning, there is a new political movement under way. begging for help from the white house. thousands of americans who fear the loss of twinkies. and they want president obama to nationalize the twinkie industry to prevent the loss of snack cakes, quote, sweet, creamy center. that's just one example of we the people soliciting help from the highest levels of government. for more, and there are many more, check out my must read. it's up on our facebook page at facebook/jansingco. ♪ from jam
, not even a mouse. >> first lady michelle obama was accompanied by first dog, beau as she read "a visit from saint nicholas" earlier this month. that poem was originally published on this day back in 1823. he reportedly wrote it for his kids a year earlier and then a family friend submitted it. it spread as it was reprinted in other newspapers nationwide. the poem has been reprinted any number of times in the past 189 years. a reworked was published to remove the references to santa smoking. >>> on the weekend before christmas we have the story of jack the bikeman. he is a guy who took a simple idea and made it into an annual christmas miracle. >> feel like a kid again. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: remember the first time riding a bike? jack sure does. >> it was freedom. i was out of that crazy house that i was born into. and i was in an open world and i had control of the bike and it was wonderful. >> reporter: you could call him santa known as jack the bikeman. every year throughout the year he and his volunteers, some strikingly santa like -- >> can i pull on this? is it real? >> i guess it
by 50% in the second quarter of this year. our phil lebeau is live to tell us why this is happening. phil? >> reporter: it's all about uncertainty, carl. this is a troubling statistic. i want to show you a chart we received which monitors 20 million small business loans with 17 million businesses around the country. look at the falloff here in terms of the amount of investment made by small manufacturers. what you want to look at is towards the end in the third quarter. it fell off dramatically. well, according to pay net, small manufacturers cut their investments in plant, in equipment by 50% in the second quarter. one of the troubling sectors transportation equipment, the investment there for those manufacturers fell off by 33% and according to the folks at pay net this comes down to manufacturers pulling back because of uncertainty. >> there was certainly a lot of uncertainty about how to implement affordable health care. how to react to the tax rates that were coming down pike, whether or not the deficit problem was going to be addressed. >> reporter: bottom line, uncertainty ab
cars few in the industry have ever seen. phil lebeau is in chicago. i guess essentially, phil, the europeans are taking a leap out of the americans' book. they used to scoff that the american automakers would offer. now it's par for the course. >> especially in december. it used to be lexus, but mercedes-benz was looking for offers in november. this is an increase compared to october, up 42% for bmw, 26% for mercedes, lexus up 3%. what's going on here? let's start with bmw. their holiday deals now include up to five months of no payments. that's the kind of stuff you used to hear from chevy or from ford. by the way, bmw sales surged 45% last month. mercedes leads bmw year-to-date by just under 1,900 vehicles. it last led the u.s. luxury sales in '99. it really wants the title again. at the core of what's happening between these two german automakers, they need strong sufficient sales to offset the weakness they're seeing in europe. that's why their production has been ramped up here at their facilities in the u.s. bmw announced it's on pace to set global sales of more than 1.7
is the thing. the 501(c)3 exemption was added to this tax code in 1917. as beau said, there are more than 1 million registered 501(c)3s right now and poverty is at its historic high. if you're a business, that's a model one could argue isn't working. we're letting the market decide. we're letting the american people decide. do you want to give $50, $75, $100 on givelocally.net? >> how do you pay your expenses? >> as a start-up with investment, we create jobs and pay our people. but beau, who is the ceo and i take no money out of it. but we're trying to build value. >> but do you guys own the company? you're the shareholders of the company? >> we own the co >> is there a percentage of the donation that goes to overhead or how does that work? >> there's a transparent 18 cents on every dollar that goes for our keep the lights on fee is how we list it on the site. >> 18 cents for every dollar? >> yes. but i want to help a single dad in new york who has two kids in school or something. i'm from -- let's say you're from california. i want to help a single mom in california with a medical need. yo
passed away the first calls i got from my sons, beau in delaware, and my son hunter was overseas, they had heard before i did. they knew your dad. they knew your husband. what mattered most to them is, they knew he knew them. matter of fact, it mattered so much to my grown son, hunter, when he did his senior paper at georgetown university, he went to danny and asked whether he could do it about the 442nd and would danny help him. i don't know how many times i have heard my son tell the stories to his friends about how he sat for several hours with danny hearing firsthand about the 442nd. you know, when you think of danny what struck my family, at least, both not just his physical encourage, eternal optimism, his embrace of life, his trammeled belief in the dignity of every human being. danny is known for all the great things he's done, the physical courage he's shown, what he's done with the veterans. but what drew me to danny was the speech he made in 1968 at the democratic convention about civil rights. about human rights. just as my son wrote about danny , future generations w
represents bows standing in the house. -- beau's standing in the house. also have a special activity prepared for the young people who visit the white house this year. we thought it would be fun to give them a book market checklist that instructs them to find all of the hidden demint located in eight rooms in the white house. we hope that will keep kids busy while parents are looking at christmas cards. these are just a few of this year's highlights and i could go on and on but i know we have cookies to decorate and things to do but what i have to tell you is that this would not be possible if it were not for the 85 that does volunteers like jennifer who took time out of their busy lives to come from all parts of the country to help us decorate this house. it happens overnight. literally, once the tree is delivered, it is a matter of days before this house is transformed into what you see. it is because people like jennifer who come in and build bonds and share stories about their grandchildren and they are as dedicated as jennifer is to making this house beautiful. we are just so grateful to
, but it doesn't make any sense. >> we don't know the whole story there. we may never because they're beau both deceased. but the reason you go to the gun range is to teach them how to use guns safely, operate them, respect them and use them safely. but that doesn't answer the question of whether or not she should have had them in the house at all after w a child like that. >> a glock. >> we're never going to know. >> when we come back, new york city mayor michael bloomberg has it on set. >>> and today, we'll reveal who is on the list of finalists for the person of the year. but first, bill carin with a check of the forecast. >> we have two big storms to talk about. one is existing new england as i speak and the other one is heading through the midwest as a major snowstorm. we had the rain early, the green on the map through central and northern new england. the white on the map shows you where the snow is. mostly only the highest of elevations in new hampshire, upstate new york and maine. so the forecast today, on and off periods of rain from buffalo to syracuse and shallow weather albany to b
. the other two parts of this party, beau the administration, the white house, the house, are not going to have a conversation like this. 're jump to either side of you. how do you get those two parties to come up with some sort of agreement that sounds exactly like what you two are talking about? >> i actually think that at the end of the day, we are very close to putting together the grand bargain. because if you think about it, kicking this can down the road doesn't work. why doesn't it work? because early next year we're going to have to have a debt limit extension. can you imagine what that will be like absent the grand bargain being reached now? we'll be right back to task. we will be right back to putting markets at risk. right back to partisan divide. we will be right back to gridlock. so, we can avoid all that. it's right before us. and it's not that hard. that's what i think has been missing. >> let me tell you, any deal we're at a position right now in the united states. we can talk china. europe's been left behind. the only thing that's keeping us back is any deal. just get
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